Restore Hitachi Hard Drive Data

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)


Hitachi is one of the leading manufacturer of hard drive that known for producing reliable and best quality hard drives to give better performance. Hitachi is the popular to produce a variety of hard drives, solid state drives and external hard drives. Hitachi hard drives are use magnetic recording for storing digital data and comes with different storage capacities as per the requirement of the users. Though Hitachi hard drives are reliable, it is difficult to avoid data loss under some critical situations. Data loss can vary from simple deletion to complex issue like bad sectors on Hitachi hard disk. Rather than the cause of data loss you are more worried of valuable data that is lost from Hitachi hard drive. As PC user you might have stored huge amount of data related to personal or professional work. That is why, losing such data can put you under immense pressure and upset you badly. Don’t get anxious!!! Data is not permanently deleted from your system and it is still possible to recover lost data from Hitachi hard disk through effective tool named as Drive Recovery software. You can effectively use this recover drive software to perform data recovery from Hitachi hard drive, despite of the complexity of data loss scenario.

How is it possible to restore lost files from Hitachi hard disk?

Most of computer users think that their data has been lost forever when files get deleted from Hitachi hard drive due to accidental deletion, formatting or any other cause. However, that is not true. In the event of a file deletion operating system just marks the part of Hitachi hard drive where deleted files stored as free and available for saving new files and hence they becomes invisible. Therefore you have high chances of restoring deleted data as long as deleted file space on Hitachi hard disk is not overwritten by new files.

So you are advised not to use your Hitachi hard drive from where you want to recover  your lost data. Otherwise new data that is added to Hitachi HDD will result in permanent loss of deleted data by overwriting hard disk space. It might happen in weeks, months or even in a year depending on the free storage space and usage of Hitachi hard drive. Good practice is to take a backup of your entire Hitachi hard drive files and update it regularly to be on safer side.

Possible causes for loss of data from Hitachi hard disk drive:

Human Mistakes: You may intentionally delete important data from your Hitachi hard drive using “Shift+Delete” keys, improper usage of Cut & Paste commands and by emptying Recycle Bin. You can also delete files from Windows Command prompt by mistake.

Bad Sectors: Bad sectors are the major cause for loss of data from Hitachi hard disk. As the Hitachi hard drive grows old, bad sectors are common to appear on hard disk due to damage of read/write head. When sectors on the hard drive containing your vital data becomes dead/bad, then you cannot access data from bad sectors. Bad sectors increase the risk of a system crash and decrease the storage capacity on Hitach hard drive as they are unusable.

Formatting Hard Drive: Data from Hitachi hard drive can get lost due to accidental or improper formatting. You may encounter errors during formatting hard drive, which can corrupt hard drive leading to data loss. Sudden system shutdown, power failures and software issues during formatting can result in inaccessibility of data.

Re-partitioning Hitachi HDD: Hitachi hard drive mat get damaged as consequence of incorrect or improper re-partitioning or resizing of hard drive. It might be due to inappropriate software installation, corruption of logical disk structure, operating system malfunction and so on.

Hard Drive Crash: Hitachi hard drive may crash because of OS failures, software crash, cross linked files, corrupted file system, bad sectors, improper system shut down, reformatted hard drive, etc resulting in Hitachi hard drive data loss.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

Retrieve Hitachi hard disk data through drive recovery software

  • Drive recovery is a 100% trustworthy software that can successfully restore complete Hitachi hard drive when it is not overwritten by new files.
  • Using this drive recovery software you can perform data recovery from dead hard drive due to bad sectors, hard drive crash, OS failures, MBR corruption, etc, in few simple clicks.
  • This software has a powerful scan engine that scans entire Hitachi hard disk to recover deleted, lost or formatted partition from hard drive without damaging data in short span of time.
  • It uses advanced file signature search to get back nearly 300 file types from Hitachi hard drive like word documents, excel sheets, presentation files, photos, movies, songs, emails, compressed files, PDF files and many more types.
  • It supports data recovery on Western Digital, Iomega, Seagate, Toshiba, LaCie, Buffalo, Transcend, SanDisk and other hard drive brands with ease.
  • Apart from hard drives, you will be able to recover accidentally deleted pictures from Transcend USB drive, flash memory cards and iPods along with deleted videos and songs.
  • It supports SATA, SCSI, IDE type of hard drives and external hard drives on Windows 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 & Server 2008 and Mac Leopard, Snow Leopard & Lion operating systems.
  • This software has the ability to recover files from SSD drives of popular brands at your fingertips.

Steps to recover data from Hitachi hard disk:

Step 1: Download and install the demo version of drive recovery software on any computer having Windows OS. Choose Recover Partitions/Drives among the three options from welcome window screen as shown in Figure 1.

Hitachi Hard Disk Data Recovery - Main Screen

Figure 1. Main Screen

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

Step 2. Then select "Partition Recovery" option to get back lost/deleted data from your Hitachi hard disk drive as shown in Figure 2. Choose the Hitachi hard drive from list of detected physical drives.

Hitachi Hard Disk Data Recovery - screen to restore formatted or reformatted drive

Figure 2. Select Partition Recovery Option

Step 3: After that selecting your Hitachi hard drive as external physical drive from which you want to recover files and folders click on Next to proceed with data recovery process. The software starts scanning Hitachi hard drive for lost partitions and displays the found partition as shown in Figure 3.

Hitachi Hard Disk Data Recovery - Hard drive selection screen

Figure 3. Select Hitachi Hard Drive

Step 4: After scanning process is completed, you get a list of recovered data from Hitachi hard disk drive. You can view the retrieved data in Data View/File Type View as shown in the Figure 4.

Hitachi Hard Disk Data Recovery - Preview screen

Figure 4. View Recovered Files

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

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